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Auto Repair & Auto Body P2 Workshop & Tradeshow

AUTO REPAIR & AUTO BODY POLLUTION PREVENTION WORKSHOP AND TRADESHOW

 

WNC and greenUP! hosted a free auto body and auto repair workshop for auto shops, automotive industry professionals and students on October 22, 2021. Topics covered were environmental  best management practices (BMPs), alternatives to harmful cleaners and solvents,  electric vehicles, and how to become green certified in the state of Nevada. Watch all nine (9) video recordings.

Introduction - WNC Auto Repair and Auto Body Workshop and Tradeshow

Panelists:

Donna Walden, greenUP!, Dr. Kyle Dalpe, Provost and VP of Finance at WNC 

 

Donna Walden, greenUP! welcomes guests to the auto repair and auto body Pollution Prevention Workshop. Dr. Kyle Dalpe, Provost and VP of Finance at WNC gives opening remarks.

Auto Body & Auto Repair Pollution Prevention

Panelists:

Jo Fleming, President, Environmental Innovations, Inc. and Executive Director

 

Jo Fleming, President, Environmental Innovations, Inc. and Executive Director, California Green Business Network talks about Pollution Prevention best practices at auto-repair and auto-body shops.

Why P2 and Why Green Business - Dave Toole

Panelists:

Dave Toole, Owner of Toole’s Auto Shop

 

 

 

 

Dave Toole, Owner of Toole’s Auto shop talks about his experience working to “green” his auto shop and the benefits to his workers, customers and the bottom line.

Electric Vehicles in Nevada Panel

Panelists:

Jennifer Taylor, Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Relations for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy, Mark Holloway, Principal of Business Development Southwest Region for I-CAR , Jason Spohr, Automotive Technology Instructor at Western Nevada College.

 

Jennifer Taylor, Deputy Director, Intergovernmental Relations for the Nevada Governor’s Office of Energy speaks about EV Infrastructure in Nevada & Adaptation
Mark Holloway, Principal, Business Development Southwest Region for I-CAR talks about “What EV evolution means for Auto repair and Auto body Industry?”
Jason Spohr, Automotive Technology Instructor\at Western Nevada College talks about practical implications of EVs for auto shops

WNC Auto Body & Auto Repair Shop Instructors

Panelists:

Mark Leonard and Jason Spohr, Auto Body and Auto Repair instructors

 

 

Mark Leonard and Jason Spohr, Auto Body and Auto Repair instructors talk about the auto shop curriculum at WNC and benefits to students.

Dry Floor Cleanup Method Demonstration

Panelists:

Jo Fleming, President, Environmental Innovations Inc. Executive Director, California Green Business Network.

 

Jo Fleming demonstrates how to do a “dry floor cleanup” with a hydrophobic mop.

Aqueous Parts Washer Demonstration

Panelists:

Jason Spohr, Automotive Technology Instructor – WNC. 

 

Jason Spohr demonstrates how to use WNC’s new aqueous parts washer.

Auto Body & Auto Repair Work shop Vendors

Panelists:

Kristen Meehan, Western States Marketing

 

Three of the vendors that were present at the workshop talk about featured products that are good alternatives to some of the products that are harmful to the environment.

How To Become A Green Certified Business In Nevada

Panelists:

Donna Walden; Director Nevada Green Business Network.

 

Ms. Walden talks about why auto shops might want to consider becoming a certified green business for the state of Nevada, what’s involved and benefits to businesses that are green certified.